PwC Management Consulting Manager-Retail & Consumer Operations in Boston, Massachusetts

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PwC Advisory helps our clients with their most challenging imperatives from strategy through execution. We combine the breadth of knowledge of over 48,000 global professionals with deep industry knowledge to deliver custom solutions for our clients. We work with the world's largest and most complex companies and understand the unique business issues and opportunities our clients face.

Job Description

Across industries, our clients are focused on improving business performance, responding quickly and effectively to crisis situations, and extracting value from transactions. Our growing Consumer Industrial Products and

Services industry team provides strategy, management, technology and risk consulting services to help a diverse set of clients around the world anticipate and address their most complex business challenges. CIPS includes multiple sectors: Automotive, Energy, Industrial Products, Retail and Consumer, and Utilities.

Our Operations consultants help clients realize competitive advantage from operations. This high performing team translates business strategy into effective operations to drive both growth and profitability. Specific areas of focus include product innovation and development, supply chain, procurement and sourcing, manufacturing operations, service operations, and capital asset programs and operations.

Position/Program Requirements

Minimum Years of Experience: 6

Additional years of experience verbiage: years of relevant experience in the Financial, Healthcare, Federal or Products and Services Industries

Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor's degree

Degree(s) Preferred: Bachelor's degree

Preferred Degree Major: in Finance, Accounting or Business Administration, Master's degree in Accounting

Knowledge Preferred:

Demonstrates proven extensive knowledge and understanding of, and success with managing client engagements and producing solutions that involve, the following areas:

  • Transaction lifecycles of Financial, Healthcare, Federal and Product and Services products

  • Financial operations, including the financial close, planning and forecasting processes

  • Operations and administration of Financial, Healthcare, Federal , Product and Services businesses

  • Data and systems interactions including IT tools and technology

  • Documentation and the identification of key controls within the transaction lifecycle

  • Statutory Reporting, GAAP or IFRS requirements

  • Trends of global organizations utilizing pragmatic approaches to achieve sustainable financial functions and operating models

Demonstrated proven extensive functional knowledge of business intelligence and performance management software tools

Skills Preferred:

Demonstrates proven extensive abilities and success with utilizing tools and techniques to contribute to the delivery of financial effectiveness strategies for global, financial service clients


Demonstrates proven extensive abilities and success with identifying, addressing and managing client needs including:

  • Building, maintaining, and utilizing networks of client relationships and community involvement

  • Communicating value propositions, utilizing PC applications such as Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Project to write and deliver proposals to prospective clients

  • Managing resource requirements, project workflows, budgets, billing and collections

  • Preparing and/or coordinating complex written and verbal materials

Demonstrates proven extensive abilities and success as a team leader by:

  • Supervising teams to create an atmosphere of trust and seeking diverse views to encourage improvement and innovation

  • Answering questions and providing direction to less experienced staff

  • Coaching staff including providing timely meaningful written and verbal feedback

  • Developing, writing, presenting and facilitating discussions on strategy to all levels of industry audiences, clients and internal staff and managemen